Tuesday, September 2, 2014

HUNGARY ~Budapest-Széchenyi Bridge from the Pest River Bank ~

This postcard was sent by my niece during her trip to Budapest...A great  night view of the oldest and most famous bridge of Budapest...an architectural masterpiece...Bedankt Dorien!!
©Eck Imre Gábor
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary, and was opened in 1849.

The Chain Bridge is 375 metres long, with its longest span at 202 metres which at the time was the second largest span in the world, the bridge is only 14.8 metres wide.

(Issued 09-02-2001)
Solidarity between Generations
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